Girls’ Education South Sudan (GESS) is an inclusive programme that will transform the lives of a generation of children in South Sudan – especially girls and those in the margins of society– through education.

In 2018 there were 156,085 girls enrolled in Primary 1 (P1) but only 5,272 in Secondary 4 (S4). GESS is on a mission to change that. Here's how:



Behaviour Change Communication
Behaviour Change Communication

Creating an enabling social-cultural environment for supporting girls’ education through social and behaviour change communication through radio and community outreach.

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Cash Transfers
Cash Transfers

Direct payments made to girls regularly attending school to help them buy things they need, and contribute to poverty reduction in the family and the community.

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Capitation Grants
Capitation Grants

Providing reliable funding to schools to remove registration fees for students and parents, reduce the cost of education and encourage families to send their children to school.

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Quality Education
Quality Education

Offering practical support to schools, teachers and education managers to improve the quality of education, decrease drop-out and repetition rates.

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Knowledge, Evidence, Research & Learning
Knowledge, Evidence, Research & Learning

Studying and understand more about the issues that prevent girls from going to school, staying in school and learning while at school.

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History is made: Female African chosen as Director-General of the World Trade Organisation

“We know that we can take charge of our own destinies if we have the will to reform”. Wondering who said this? It sounds like a mother speaking to her children to make sure they believe in themselves. We can achieve whatever we want to achieve if we are willing…

The Power of Our School Radio Programmes Highlighted on World Radio Day

Today is World Radio Day. Under the theme, 'New World, New Radio', the day highlights the continuing importance and evolution of radio in today's world. It is the most prevalent form of media in South Sudan and continues to be used as an important tool for change. GESS' solar-powered and…

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